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Dietz, Norman

Overview
Works: 293 works in 1,258 publications in 1 language and 46,690 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Poetry  History  Satire  Action and adventure fiction  Children's audiobooks  Bildungsromans  Nature stories 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
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Most widely held works about Norman Dietz
 
Most widely held works by Norman Dietz
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Recording )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nineteenth-century boy, floating down the Mississippi on a raft with a runaway slave, becomes involved with a feuding family, two scoundrels pretending to be royalty, and Tom Sawyer's aunt, who mistakes him for Tom.--
The Odyssey by Homer( Recording )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Greek epic tells of the adventures of the hero Odysseus during his perilous and protracted journey home from the Trojan War
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Recording )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a boy growing up in a nineteenth-century Mississippi River town as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyages of an Englishman carry him to a land of people six inches high, a land of giants, an island of sorcerers, and a land where horses are masters of human-like creatures
Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain( )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With wit and nostalgia, Mark Twain transports you to America's past when steamboats ruled the mighty rivers. Aclaimed as the author's most brilliant non-fiction, Life on the Mississippi offers a unique glimpse into Twain's personal life before he became the most popular humorist of his time."--Container
A man without a country by Kurt Vonnegut( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Kurt Vonnegut shares his often hilarious and always insightful reflections on America, art, politics, and life in general
Walking across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton( )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

78-year-old Mattie Rigsby tries to keep her life orderly. When she meets Wesley Benfield, she has to make a choice - between friendship and order. This is a humorous novel about old age and life in the South
White Fang by Jack London( )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures in the Yukon of a dog who is part wolf, and how he makes his peace with man
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court by Mark Twain( )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hank Morgan is cracked on the head by a crowbarin 19th century Connecticut, one of literature's most extraordinary fantasy tales begins to unfold. Awakening to find himself in the England of King Arthur, Morgan discovers a world of fear, injustice and ignorance hiding behind a Utopian mirage. The tough-minded Yankee must overcome daunting obstacles, including Merlin the magician as he sets out to enlighten sixth-century England
The prince and the pauper by Mark Twain( )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places, each learns something about the other's very different station in life
The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title story of this collection of short stories features the tale of the "most honest and upright" town of Hadleyburg, whose residents boast of their unsmirched moral character. A stranger, offended by the pious reputation of the town, devises a plan to bring its honored residents to shame. Is there even one righteous man in Hadleyburg?
A journey to the center of the earth by Jules Verne( )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of explorers makes an expedition into a crater in Iceland which leads to the center of the earth and to incredible and horrifying discoveries
Roughing it : a personal narrative by Mark Twain( )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two American originals, Mark Twain and the West, come together in this documentary of the author's seven-year "pleasure trip" to the silver mines of Nevada. Twain had originally planned the trip to be a three-month "vacation;" not surprisingly for someone of Twain's temperament, the trip lasted seven years. His journey, like his book, has a way of taking ever-unexpected turns
20,000 leagues under the sea by Jules Verne( )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-nineteenth century, a French professor and his two companions, trapped aboard a fantastic submarine as prisoners of the deranged Captain Nemo, come face to face with exotic ocean creatures and strange sights hidden from the world above
The bear in the attic by Patrick F McManus( Recording )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of essays, McManus ponders the strange allure of the RV, a thirtieth-century hunting trip, the art of wrestling toads, the existential implications of being lost, the baffling tendency of animals to outsmart those who wish to hunt them, the singular pleasure of doubling the size of every fish one doesn't catch, and what happens when a bear named Pooky decides to hibernate in the attic
Tom Sawyer abroad by Mark Twain( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom's plan to become famous involves Huck Finn and his friend Jim in a crusade to the Holy Land by balloon ascension
Mosby's men by John Henry Alexander( )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A first-hand account of the Civil War guerrilla unit commanded by John Mosby, and its activities in Northern Virginia, behind the enemy lines
The celebrated cases of Judge Dee( )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authentic seventh-century Chinese magistrate solves three crimes
The mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty by William Bligh( )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Bligh documents a two year journey from Plymouth to Tahiti and back, including a mutiny that found him adrift in an open boat with only two day's rations and 47 days from landfall
Old yeller by Fred Gipson( Recording )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a boy and his dog in the Texas hill country of the 1860s
 
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The OdysseyThe adventures of Tom SawyerGulliver's travelsLife on the MississippiA man without a countryWalking across EgyptWhite FangThe bear in the atticOld yeller